Man, 30, dies after being stabbed in middle of day

A MAN has died after being stabbed in during the daytime in a Scottish town.

Christopher Devlin, 30, left, was found injured on Saturday afternoon, but died a short time later at hospital.

Police were called at 1:50pm to Whinhall Road, Airdrie in Lanarkshire, where they found Mr Devlin, who is from the Airdrie area, with stab injuries. He died at Monklands Hospital in the town.

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Detective Inspector Bob Frew, from Airdrie CID at Strathclyde Police, said: "This man was found bleeding in the street in broad daylight on a Saturday afternoon, and I have no doubt that the answer to what happened to Christopher lies within the local community."

Meanwhile, police last night named a teenager stabbed to death in Greenock on Friday night as Christopher Knox, aged 17.